Some people love winter, and some people don’t. Regardless of which camp you’re in, winter can get a little drab. The trees are bare, grass is brown, and flowers have long since disappeared from gardens. And sometimes the sky is just dreary, although the winter lovers may argue that impending snow is a thing of beauty.
Still, who doesn’t love some color in the midst of not much color outside? While there may not be many flowers growing outside in Oklahoma this time of year, we have a wide range of flowers to create beautiful arrangements year-round.
Here are a few great flowers to add some color this winter.
The act of making New Year’s resolutions dates back about 4,000 years to the ancient Babylonians. While their new year didn’t begin in January, they celebrated it with a 12-day feast and made promises to the gods related to returning borrowed objects and paying debts. Thus, the tradition of New Year’s resolutions began!
The ancient Romans had a similar practice with a calendar that began on January 1, where they made sacrifices to the gods and promises of good conduct for the coming year.
We hope all of our customers enjoyed a wonderful Christmas. Our shop was closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day to allow our employees time to celebrate with their families, but we are back in the shop today to help you with flowers and gifts.
While we’re all celebrating the end of the year, let’s take a look at some common Christmas flowers other than the poinsettia.
When you’re invited to a dinner or a party, it’s often customary to bring a host or hostess gift of some kind. We might be a little biased, but we think flowers make a great hostess gift. Of course, there are a few things to consider when bringing flowers for your host or hostess.
Don’t create extra work for your hostess
The holiday shopping season is upon us, whether you’re celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, or another winter holiday. The holiday season seems to get busier each and every year, and it may be tempting to sit down at the computer and simply do all your shopping online. But there’s significant value in shopping local for holiday presents.
- Reach out and touch someone… and something.